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Angles of Ascent: Book summary and reviews of Angles of Ascent by Charles Henry Rowell (Editor)
Angles of Ascent Summary
More than seventy poets are represented in this innovative new anthology of African American poetry since the 1960s.
Angles of Ascent Reviews
"Starred Review. This important if sprawling collection might be the first to give such a full and various account of its subject: African-American poets since the 1960s, and especially since the 1980s, in much of their ambitiously pluralist, confident, and energetic variety...Rowell's fulsome introduction does his poets no favors, and some selections (e.g. Terrance Hayes) favor early work unduly. Yet this big book will also let almost any reader find African-American writers who should be better known." - Publishers Weekly
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Charles Henry Rowell is the founder and editor of the premier literary and cultural journal of the African diaspora, Callaloo. He is a professor of English at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where he lives.
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